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Catherine Mather, 60, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 60
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 11 Jan 1847
Date of death: 17 Feb 1847
Disease (transcribed): Hydrothorax. Diseased heart. Ascites. Diseased liver and kidneys
Disease (standardised): Hydrothorax (Pleura); Disease (Heart); Ascites (Abdomen); Disease (Liver); Disease (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This woman, an old nurse of the hospital, was admitted suffering from dropsy with disease of the heart and kidneys.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Field, 44, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 44
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 23 Oct 1844
Date of death: 26 Feb 1845
Disease (transcribed): Ascites & anasarca. Lobular pneumonia. Hypertrophy of heart. Aorta roughened & dilated. Capsule of liver thickened. Mottling degeneration of kidneys. Bladder inflamed
Disease (standardised): Ascites (Peritoneum); Edema (Systemic); Pneumonia (Lungs); Disease (Heart, liver, kidneys); Inflammation (Bladder)
Admitted under the care of: Seymour, Edward James
Medical examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'The patient stated that he had been suffering about 4 months from general anasarca, which at first came on very gradually, but had rapidly increased during the few last weeks’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, head

Type of incident: n/a

James Capron, 53, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 53
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 24 Jan 1855
Date of death: 12 Feb 1855
Disease (transcribed): Aneurysm of the Arch of the Aorta
Disease (standardised): Aneurysm (Arteries)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: About Christmas 1852 he strained himself in throwing a stone and afterwards felt pain in the right side of his chest which extended down the right arm. In June 1853 he came to the Hospital and left relieved until ten weeks before readmission when he stated that breathing was so difficult that he could never lie down.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Elizabeth Dealtry, 46, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 46
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 13 Feb 1847
Date of death: 18 Feb 1847
Disease (transcribed): Scirrhous deposit round pylorus, in subperitoneal cellular tissues and uterus. Wet brain. Inflammation of lungs and tubercles with calcareous deposits.
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Stomach); Cancer (Abdomen); Cancer (Uterus); Disease (Brain); Inflammation (Lung); Calcareous deposits (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient was unable to give a very collected account of herself but it appeared that since June or July last she had been suffering from symptoms of disease of the stomach.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Terry , 12, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 12
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 18 Feb 1846
Date of death: 20 Feb 1846
Disease (transcribed): Brain congested. Softening of the central white parts. Ventricles much distended with fluid. Extensive red hepatisation of both lungs, with a small quantity of tubercular deposit in the left, and in the bronchial glands. Heart dilated. Fibrine on valves
Disease (standardised): Disease (Brain ); Disease (Lung); Tuberculosis (Lung); Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: The mother of this boy stated that he had been ill about five weeks, suffering from rheumatic pains in the limbs, but there was no redness or swelling of the joints.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Jonathan Talbot, 49, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 49
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 10 Feb 1841
Date of death: 14 Mar 1841
Disease (transcribed): Aneurysm of ascending aorta
Disease (standardised): Aneurysm (Aorta)
Admitted under the care of: Hope, James
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

John Brown, 49, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 49
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 18 Feb 1852
Date of death: 1 Mar 1852
Disease (transcribed): Kidneys diseased and containing minute acicular crystaline bodied in their substance. Old double pleurisy. Lungs engorged and softened. Cretaceous deposit in one lung. Hypertrophied heart and white patch. Dilated and atheromatous state of the aorta
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidney); Pleurisy (Pleura); Disease (Lung); Disease (Heart); Plaque, atherosclerotic (Arteries)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: For years he had been subject to gout, with considerable chalky deposits around the joints of his fingers.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Louisa Addy , 30, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 30
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 27 Sep 1843
Date of death: 14 Mar 1844
Disease (transcribed): General dropsy and disease of the heart.
Disease (standardised): Oedema (Systemic); Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Seymour, Edward James
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: The patient was admitted with general anasarca and ascites and symptoms of great impediment to the circulation and palpitations.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Eustace Cooper, 47, Engine driver

Occupation or role: Engine driver
Age: 47
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 4 Feb 1918
Date of death: 26 Feb 1918
Disease (transcribed): Operation (healed) on left knee joint. Pulmonary embolism
Disease (standardised): Operation (Knee joint); Embolism (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Ewart, George Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Post mortem examination performed by: Claremont, Hetty Ethelberta
Medical notes: '8 weeks ago he strained his left knee. 2 days later something seemed to catch when he moved it. This has often recurred’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Richard Smith, 28, Drayman

Occupation or role: Drayman
Age: 28
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 28 Feb 1853
Date of death: 6 Mar 1853
Disease (transcribed): Gangrene from fracture of bone of the fingers. Enlarged heart
Disease (standardised): Gangrene (Hand); Fracture (Fingers); Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: He had had his left hand crushed between a cask and his dray, two days before admission.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Anne Pain , 33, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 33
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 21 February 1844
Date of death: 15 Mar 1844
Disease (transcribed): Jaundice. Cirrhosis of the Liver. Slight hypertrophy of left ventricle of the heart. Spleen of enormous size, congested and quite hard. Ascites with flakes of lymph.
Disease (standardised): Jaundice (Skin); Liver cirrhosis (Liver); Disease (Heart); Disease (Spleen); Ascites (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: The patient was admitted with an accumulation of fluid in the abdomen of two years duration and a solid tumour in the left hypochondrium. She was of intemperate habits and had indulged freely in spirits.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Jane Langham, 68, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 68
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 7 Mar 1849
Date of death: 21 Mar 1849
Disease (transcribed): Anasarca. Ascites. Dilated & hypertrophied heart. Extensive pleural adhesions. Congested kidneys
Disease (standardised): Edema (Systemic); Ascites (Peritoneum); Disease (Heart, lungs, kidneys)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: 'This patient was admitted with dropsy, which she stated had commenced in the ankles about 6 weeks before admission. Having been ailing for some years, she had latterly suffered form cough & shortness of breath, but had no previous symptoms of dropsy’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Henry Lowe, 18, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 18
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 12 Mar 1841
Date of death: 14 Mar 1841
Disease (transcribed): Dilatation of heart. Partial pericarditis
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Pericarditis (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Seymour, Edward James
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

William Jones, 30, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 30
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 5 Nov 1845
Date of death: 20 Feb 1846
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Pneumonia. Old adhesions. White patches on heart. Tubercles in liver. Tubercular ulceration of small intestine and caecum.
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Pneumonia (Lung); Disease (Heart); Tuberculosis (Liver); Tuberculosis (Intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: This patient was admitted suffering from cough and pain in the chest. He stated that he had suffered from cough about a month.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

William Lane, 33, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 33
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 19 Feb 1845
Date of death: 28 Feb 1845
Disease (transcribed): Circumscribed empyema. Grey hepatisation of the lung. Pericarditis. Hydatid in the liver. Sinus between the coccyx and the rectum not communicating with the gut
Disease (standardised): Empyema (Lungs); Hepatisation (Lungs); Pericarditis (Heart); Cyst (Liver); Disease (Rectum, gut)
Admitted under the care of: Macleod, Roderick
Medical examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'This patient told us that about 10 days previous to admission he was taken with shivering, soon followed by cough, accompanied by pain in the chest, more especially on the right side, within the four last days’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Sarah Sims, 65, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 65
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 15 Mar 1848
Date of death: 16 Mar 1848
Disease (transcribed): Old pleuritis. Diseased heart. Fluid blood. Hydrothorax. Ascites. False membrane covering liver. Granular kidneys.
Disease (standardised): Pleurisy (Pleura); Disease (Heart); Hydrothorax (Pleural cavity); False membrane (Liver); Disease (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This woman was in the Hospital about a year before under the care of Dr Nairne suffering from anasarca dependant upon a flabby enlarged heart without valvular disease.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Frederick Monk, 60, Coachman

Occupation or role: Coachman
Age: 60
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 16 Feb 1916
Date of death: 5 Mar 1916
Disease (transcribed): Emphysema. Bronchitis. Thrombosis of pulmonary artery. Fibroid and dilated heart
Disease (standardised): Emphysema (Lung); Bronchitis (Lung); Thrombosis (Arteries); Fibrosis (Heart); Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Ogle, Cyril
Medical examination performed by: Sparrow, Hugh Gordon
Post mortem examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Medical notes: He had a chronic cough which became worse a fortnight ago and there was shortness of breath on the slightest exertion.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, larynx, thyroid, pericardium, heart, liver, spleen, pancreas, adrenals, kidneys and alimentary canal
Type of incident: n/a

Stephen Young, 22, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 22
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 10 Feb 1847
Date of death: 20 Feb 1847
Disease (transcribed): Pericarditis. Diseased heart. Pleuritis. Granular kidneys
Disease (standardised): Pericarditis (Heart); Disease (Heart); Pleurisy (Pleura); Disease (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient stated that about two months ago he caught cold and became troubled with cough and expectoration. Two days before admission he experienced severe pain on inspiration.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Mary Ann Rosier, Charwoman

Occupation or role: Charwoman
Age: 57
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 8 Mar 1871
Date of death: 13 Mar 1871
Disease (transcribed): Mitral disease (contraction). Granular kidneys. Femoral hernia. Operation. Peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Disease (Kidneys); Hernia (Thigh); Operation; Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Pollock, George
Medical examination performed by: Haward, John Warrington
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: 'This patient was admitted into the medical ward for cough, dyspnoea, and dropsy, which had been increasing since her discharge from the hospital in Jan 7. Had several times had slight haemoptysis’
Post mortem notes: Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

James Maryon, 42, Butler

Occupation or role: Butler
Age: 42
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 21 Feb 1846
Date of death: 21 Feb 1846
Disease (transcribed): Apoplexy of the right hemisphere and of the pons. Arteries of brain atheromatous. Heart hypertrophied. Slight atheroma about aorta. Lungs congested and soft at back part. Liver fatty. Other organs healthy.
Disease (standardised): Stroke (Brain ); Plaque, Atherosclerotic (Arteries); Disease (Heart); Disease (Lung); Disease (Liver)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: This patient was admitted in a moribund state. It appeared that just before admission he had been found lying on his back in an insensible state, in a street adjoining Belgrave Square.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Richard Newton, 40, Messenger

Occupation or role: Messenger
Age: 40
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 9 Feb 1870
Date of death: 11 Feb 1870
Disease (transcribed): Emphysema. Bronchiectasis. Bronchitis. Dilated heart.
Disease (standardised): Emphysema (Lung); Bronchiectasis (Lung); Bronchitis (Lung); Dilation (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Fuller, Henry William
Medical examination performed by: Cavafy, John
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer. Cavafy, John
Medical notes: The patient had been subject to a winter cough for the previous six years and for the three years had noticed occasional oedema of the ankles.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen and kidneys. The post mortem was from Dr Cavafy's notes
Type of incident: n/a

Frances Bedford, 35, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 35
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 30 Jan 1850
Date of death: 25 Mar 1850
Disease (transcribed): Dropsy. Heart hypertrophied. Kidneys congested. Granular
Disease (standardised): Oedema (Leg); Disease (Heart); Disease (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Medical notes: This patient, admitted with anasarca of the legs, and sallow and unhealthy complexion, stated that she had been more or less ailing since her last confinement three months previously.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and pelvis
Type of incident: n/a

Louis Grazier, 49, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 49
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 31 Jan 1855
Date of death: 16 Feb 1855
Disease (transcribed): Aneurysm of Aorta
Disease (standardised): Aneurysm (Arteries)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: On the 23rd November he caught a severe cold with slight cough, followed by pain on the left side.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: n/a
Type of incident: n/a

Jemima Collier, 24, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 24
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 24 Jan 1844
Date of death: 20 Mar 1844
Disease (transcribed): Dilatation of the left ventricle with thinning of its parietes. Disease of Tricuspid and Mitral Valves. Liver granular. Dropsy.
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Granular (Liver); Oedema (Extremities)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: The patient had been weak and ailing when three weeks before her admission she had violent palpitation of the heart excited by the receipt of a letter which made a great impression on her immediately after the occurrence of the catamenia.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Henry Stoker, 47, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 47
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 15 Sep 1852
Date of death: 9 Mar 1853
Disease (transcribed): Amputation of one of the toes. Sudden death. Disease of the heart
Disease (standardised): Amputation (Toes); Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: He was originally admitted under the physician with dyspepsia and pyrosis and transferred on account of a sore on the fourth toe of the right foot.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen and inferior extremities
Type of incident: n/a

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